Storyville - Tethers of Safety: Shorts examining Safe Space

Storyville - Tethers of Safety: Shorts examining Safe Space

Thursday, January 7, 2021, 7:00 PM
$5 Suggested Contribution

Mal Cherifi, golden sunrise collier and Iris Devins

Using the City of Philadelphia as a backdrop, these works each explore the moments of precarity, vulnerability, and vitality within the lived experi-  ences of trans and non-binary identified individuals.

This Could be the Place
by Mal Cherifi (USA, 2019, 15 min)

Frustrated with everyday occurrences of transphobia, Snax and B embark on a journey across Philadelphia in search of a new home. As we witness their comedic search, we hear stories of housing insecurity and dreams.

braids the color of rain
by golden sunrise collier 

A visual poem exploring the contrast between the internal and infinite inner realms of Black non-binary beings and the uncertainties of life and community in the third dimension.

After the Date
by Iris Devins (USA, 2017, 15 min)

After the Date portrays a romance between a trans woman and a straight man. The relationship flourishes, and the two face oppression from the outside world.

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